Earl Carpenter

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Earl Carpenter
Born (1970-05-09) 9 May 1970 (age 44)
Origin United Kingdom
Occupation(s) Actor, singer, producer
Website gingerboy.me/earlcarpenter/home.html

Earl Carpenter (born 9 May 1970) is an English musical theatre actor, recognised chiefly for his work in London's West End. He is known for his performances as Javert in the stage musical Les Misérables and as the Phantom in the London production of The Phantom of the Opera. He recently starred as the Phantom in London's West End and is currently playing the Phantom in the 25th Anniversary UK Tour, replacing John Owen-Jones, who left the tour in September.

Training[edit]

  • Jellicoe Theatre, Bournemouth
  • Poole College of Further Education

Television[edit]

As part of the 25th Anniversary of The Phantom of the Opera, Earl performed the title song at The Royal Variety Performance – held in The Lowry, Manchester – on Monday 5 December 2011. Performing alongside Nicole Scherzinger, Earl was joined by three other former Phantoms (Simon Bowman, John Owen-Jones, and Ramin Karimloo). The performance was aired on ITV1 on Wednesday 14 December 2011.[1]

Stage Work[edit]

  • Aladdin - 2014/15 Pantomime - Abanazar - Grand Opera House, Belfast (December 2014-January 2015)
  • Les Misérables - 2014 Broadway Revival - Javert - Imperial Theatre, New York (2014)
  • Les Misérables – Mirvish Productions – Javert – Toronto, Ontario (2013)
  • The Phantom of the Opera – 25th Anniversary Tour – The Phantom (October 2012 – May 2013)
  • The Phantom of the OperaThe Phantom – Her Majesty's Theatre, London (December 2011 – March 2012)
  • EvitaJuan Peron – UK / European Tour (2011)
  • We Will Rock YouKhashoggi – UK Tour (2011)
  • Les Misérables – 25th Anniversary Tour – Javert – UK Tour (2010)
  • Les Misérables: 25th Anniversary ConcertBishop – The O2 Arena (2010)
  • Les MisérablesJavert – Queens Theatre, London (2008–2009, 2012)
  • Zorro: The MusicalDon Alejandro – UK Tour (2008)
  • The Phantom of the OperaThe Phantom – Her Majesty's Theatre, London (2005–2007)
  • The Merry WidowCount Danilo Danilovitch – UK Tour (2004)
  • The Secret GardenArchibald Craven – Byre Theatre, St Andrews (2003)
  • The Beauty and the BeastGaston – UK Tour (2002–2003)
  • Sunset BoulevardJoe Gillis – UK Tour (2001–2002)
  • The Witches of EastwickDarryl Van Horne – Prince of Wales Theatre, London (2001)
  • The Witches of EastwickEd Parsley / Darryl Van Horne (Understudy) – Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London (2000–2001)
  • The Beauty and the BeastBeast – Dominion Theatre, London (1999)
  • The Beauty and the BeastStandby Beast / Gaston – Dominion Theatre, London (1997–1999)
  • Les MisérablesCourfeyrac – Palace Theatre, London (1997)
  • Between the Lines – Roger Flint – Palace Theatre, Westcliffe-on-Sea
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Mozart – Winter Gardens Theatre, Bournemouth
  • Dick Whittington – King of Dreams / Sultan of Morocco – Theatre Royal, Plymouth
  • Her Benny – Jazzer – Empire Theatre, Liverpool
  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor DreamcoatSimeon – Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead
  • Robin Prince of SherwoodKing Richard / Will Scarlett / Robin Hood (Understudy)
  • West Side StoryRiff – Winter Gardens, Bournemouth
  • The Ultimate Illusion – Bournemouth Youth Theatre (Best Young Actor's Award 1988)
  • You, Me And Mrs Jones – Bournemouth Youth Theatre
  • Oklahoma – Poole Arts Centre
  • Merchant of Venice – Jellicoe Theatre, Bournemouth
  • Measure for Measure – Jellicoe Theatre, Bournemouth
  • The Glass Menagerie – Tom – Jellicoe Theatre, Bournemouth
  • The Dumb Waiter – Gus – Jellicoe Theatre, Bournemouth
  • Journey's End – Hibbert – Jellicoe Theatre, Bournemouth
  • Luther – Jellicoe Theatre, Bournemouth
  • The Tempest – Prospero – Jellicoe Theatre, Bournemouth
  • Julius Caeser – Brutus – Jellicoe Theatre, Bournemouth
  • Hitler Dances – Hans – Jellicoe Theatre, Bournemouth
  • Tales From The Vienna Woods – Eric – Jellicoe Theatre, Bournemouth
  • Bugsy Malone – Snake Eyes – Southampton Mountbatten Theatre
  • Hampshire Tales – Tom – Forest Forge Theatre Company
  • My Lady of Ellingham – Robert – Forest Forge Theatre Company
  • The Happiest Days of Your Life – Hopcroft Minor – Ringwood Musical and Dramatic Society

Concert[edit]

  • Three Phantoms in Concert – with Matthew Cammelle, John Owen-Jones and Rebecca Caine
  • The Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary PerformanceThe Auctioneer – Royal Albert Hall
  • Les Misérables 25th Anniversary ConcertThe Bishop – The O2
  • Last Night of the Christmas Proms 2007 – Portsmouth Guildhall, Southampton Guildhall, Exeter Great Hall, Poole Lighthouse
  • Christmas at the Musicals – Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow and Nottingham
  • Hot Summer Classics – Wilton House, Salisbury
  • Last Night of the BSO Proms – Portchester Castle, Fareham and Upton House, Poole
  • Encore – Buxton Opera House
  • Last Night of the Christmas Proms 2006 – Southampton Guildhall, Bristol Colston Hall, Poole Lighthouse, Portsmouth Guildhall, Exeter Great Hall
  • Encore – Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
  • West End at Home – Mayflower Theatre, Southampton and Lighthouse Poole
  • Summer Showstoppers – Osborne House, Isle of Wight
  • Last Night of the Christmas Proms 2005 – Portsmouth Guildhall, Bristol Colston Hall, Poole Lighthouse, Exeter Great Hall
  • One Enchanted Evening – Weymouth Pavilion, Southampton Guildhall, Bournemouth Pavilion
  • The Best of the West End – Buxton Opera House
  • Live and Let Die – Meyrick Park, Bournemouth
  • The Last Night of the Christmas Proms 2004 – Portsmouth Guildhall, Poole Lighthouse, Southampton Guildhall, Exeter Great Hall, Bristol Colston Hall
  • Les Misérables in Concert – Windsor Castle Entente Cordiale Celebration
  • Chess in Concert- The Russian – Bournemouth International Centre
  • Les Misérables in ConcertCourfeyrac – Bournemouth International Centre
  • Les Misérables in Concert – Hylands Park, Chelmsford
  • Closing Ceremony of Euro '96 – Wembley Stadium

Film[edit]

  • From the Diaries of Jojo the Dog Faced Boy

Recordings[edit]

  • Musical Mad
  • Disney's Beauty and the Beast – Original London Cast Recording
  • The Witches of Eastwick – Original London Cast Recording
  • Sunset Boulevard – UK Tour Promotional Recording
  • Act One: Songs From The Musicals Of Alexander S. Bermange
  • Les Misérables – 25th Anniversary Tour Cast Recording

Association with Theatre Industry Organsisations[edit]

Reelkandi is an online entertainment and lifestyle video-on-demand television channel, based in London, United Kingdom. Reelkandi produce original format features it creates, along with covering major entertainment events that take place in the United States and United Kingdom, for viewers to watch online.[2]

Reelkandi was founded by Earl Carpenter,[3][4][5] a West End theatre stage actor who played the lead role in The Phantom of the Opera[6] and who in August 2014 featured in the Broadway, New York version of Les Misérables.[7][8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rehearsals for the Royal Variety Performance
  2. ^ "Adtech signs reelkandi.tv". http://www.utalkmarketing.com. The Knowledge Engineers. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "Earl Carpenter – Les Misérables Broadway". Retrieved 2014-08-29. 
  4. ^ "Earl Carpenter Biography - information on Earl Carpenter". Retrieved 2014-08-29. 
  5. ^ "British Actor Earl Carpenter Joins Broadway's LES MISERABLES Tonight". Retrieved 2014-08-29. 
  6. ^ "London Cast". http://www.thephantomoftheopera.com. The Really Useful Group. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  7. ^ "Earl Carpenter – Les Misérables Broadway". Retrieved 2014-08-29. 
  8. ^ "Earl Carpenter Biography - information on Earl Carpenter". Retrieved 2014-08-29. 
  9. ^ "British Actor Earl Carpenter Joins Broadway's LES MISERABLES Tonight". Retrieved 2014-08-29. 

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